Ramadan Gaza 2018

Over the past 16 years, KinderUSA has been blessed with a remarkable group of supporters who have never wavered from their commitment to safeguarding the lives of the children we serve. The gratitude expressed by the recipients of our Ramadan program – gratitude for the healthy food that sustains them during this blessed month –…

Gazan’s near collapse

The humanitarian situation in Gaza is deteriorating on all levels in a downward spiral demanding immediate intervention to prevent a total collapse.

There is a continued sense of despair with 80% of the population relying on aid to survive. Electricity, for those fortunate enough to have it, runs about 5-6 hours a day disrupting basic services to hospitals, health clinics, sewage and water treatment facilities. Three hospitals and ten medical centers have already suspended services due to lack of fuel impacting 300,000 people. According to the World Bank, “access to improved drinking water sources in Gaza declined to one of the worst in the world today”, further reporting that “96% of the water is not suitable for human consumption”.

The blockade on Gaza, now in its 11th year, prevents people and goods from moving, leaving the population isolated and trapped. In 2017, 54 Gazan’s died awaiting ‘permission’ to receive vital treatment outside.

Three Years Later

Palestinians in Gaza are suffering. Nearly 12,000 families remain internally displaced since the war in 2014, many of whom are still living in tents. Eighty percent of the 1.9 million people are living on humanitarian aid, without which they could not meet their basic needs. Suicide rates are at an all-time high, and divorce, once…

Ramadan Farmers Project

Once again, the blessed month of Ramadan is upon us, and we at KinderUSA would like to wish you and your families Ramadan Mubarak! KinderUSA’s Ramadan Farmers Food Project is now in its 12th year delivering fresh vegetables, fruit, live poultry and freshly prepared dairy products reaching over 2500 families consisting of 8-13 family members.…

Living in darkness

Gaza residents have had their daily electricity usage reduced further after the only power station in Gaza stopped operating. Official reports of reductions from eight hours a day to just six, jeopardizes every aspect of life in Gaza. Water and sanitation services have been severely affected with many households experiencing reduced flow or no water…

Nutritional Meals in Gaza

The fallout from the 2014 war in Gaza continues to have a devastating effect on the lives of the Palestinian people. Families are spending over half their income on just the necessities to live, and those are the ones who have income. One in 2 people are considered food insecure . With over 50% of…